Physician Profile

Debapriya Datta, M.D., FCCP

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test (CPExT) Program
Office Locations:

Pulmonary Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
Education and Training:
Medical SchoolMaulana Azad Medical College, University of DelhiMedicine
InternshipLNJP Hospital, New Delhi, IndiaRotating Internship
ResidencyMaulana Azad Medical College Associated Hospitals, New Delhi, IndiaInternal Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine
FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicinePulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship
Professional TrainingUniversity of CT Health CenterPractice Pathway Training for Sleep Medicine
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
David S. Frederick Award for Excellence in Teaching presented by the UConn Internal Medicine Residency ProgramUConn Health
David S. Frederick Award for Excellence in Teaching 2012-2013Internal Medicine Residency Program, UConn Health Center
David S. Frederick Award for Excellence in Teaching 2010-2011Internal Medicine Residency Program, UConn Health Center
Leadership Development Program Award for Junior FacultyAmerican College of Chest Physicians
Award for Excellence in Respiratory Research 2004New England Respiratory Research Competition
Excellence in Respiratory Research AwardNew England Respiratory Research Competition
Award for Excellence in Respiratory Research 2002New England Respiratory Research Competition
Young Investigator AwardAmerican College of Chest Physicians
Award for Best Affiliates Case PresentationAmerican College of Chest Physicians
Award for Best Junior ResidentM Azad Medical College, University of Delhi
Hospital Affiliation:
  • UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Clinical Interests:

Clinical Research Interests:
(1)Evaluation of Dyspnea and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
(2)Exercise Training in COPD
(3)Evaluation for Lung Resection Surgery in Lung Cancer
(4)Ventilator Weaning Outcomes

Research Interests:

Current Research Projects:
(1)A Multicenter Prospective Study for Development and Testing of a Brief Tool that Predicts Thirty-Day Readmissions in COPD. Role: Site Investigator. Funding: SFH Best Care Grants and Pulmonary Research Fund.
(2)The Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Chronic Kidney Disease in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and their Impact on Severity and Survival. Role: Principal Investigator
(3)Factors Associated with Occurrence of Venous thromboembolism with Use of Anti-Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Agents in the Treatment of Lung Cancer. Role: Principal Investigator.
(4)Utility of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in the evaluation of dyspnea. Role: Principal Investigator.

Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Can Creatinine Height Index Predict Weaning and Survival Outcomes in Patients on Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation After Critical Illness?. Datta, Debapriya; Foley, Raymond; Wu, Rong; Grady, James; Scalise, Paul. (2016). Journal of intensive care medicine,

Seminoma presenting as mediastinal mass in an elderly patient. De Silva P, Datta D. (2015). Connecticut Medicine, (79), 453-456.

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in the assessment of exertional dyspnea. Datta, Debapriya; Normandin, Edward; ZuWallack, Richard. (2015). Annals of Thoracic Medicine, 2, (10), 77-86.

An Unusual Cause of Acute-Onset Chest Pain: Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum. Berger, Natalie; Nichols, Julianne; Yap, Vanessa; Datta, Debapriya. (2015). Connecticut medicine, 4, (79), 201-5.

Idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis with celiac disease: Lane-Hamilton syndrome. Berger, Natalie; Nichols, Julianne; Datta, Debapriya. (2015). The Clinical Respiratory Journal,